The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to vote as early as Wednesday on a plan to accelerate exports of U.S. natural gas as part of a broader measure to steer aid to Ukraine. More »
By Mark Curriden Texas Lawbook It pays off for lawyers to be professional with the counsel across the table in a big transaction. Two major law firms – Simpson Thacher & Barlett and Akin Gump – said Monday they are expanding their corporate energy practices in Houston by hiring partners from competitor law firms. In […] More »
Penny Pritzker’s visit comes just weeks before President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly to Saudi Arabia to meet King Abdullah in an effort to patch over strained relations due to U.S. policy on Iran and Syria. It will be Obama’s first visit to Saudi Arabia since 2009.
Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic made their appeal Friday in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner. More »
Senators Levin (Michigan) and Inhofe (Oklahoma) have recently introduced legislation to promote the adoption of natural gas vehicles( NGVs). While the nation would benefit from a greater effort between republicans and democrats to find common ground, this initiative would take us further down a road that should be less traveled. When legislation is introduced to […] More »
As the oil and gas industry build a growing number of multi-billion dollar “megaprojects” each year, they face another trend: a growing number of delays. More »
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz went further than ever before Wednesday in suggesting the Obama administration could redo the economic analysis that is underpinning each of its case-by-case decisions on exporting American natural gas.
Pipeline companies are competing for reliable, long-term customers to meet the demands of investors expecting steady cash flows. More »
Hearing arguments Wednesday in Washington, the justices considered a bid by Halliburton Co. to overturn a 1988 decision that forms the legal basis for 80 percent of the group securities suits filed each year.
The price of oil slipped to near $103 a barrel on Wednesday as concerns over Russia’s military advance into Ukraine eased, but the situation remained tense overall. More »
There is no “magic bullet”: finding a new job is hard enough, and it becomes even tougher if that desired new job is in an industry you’re unfamiliar with, let alone a highly technical and complex one such as oil & gas. More »
While tight oil plays in the U.S. are booming, reproducing that success abroad could be challenging for American companies, energy executives and analysts said Tuesday. More »